Posted August 23, 2013 by James Daniels in Marriage

How to Address Relationship Trust Issues

One of the most important aspects of any relationship is trust. If you can’t trust your partner, who can you trust? A good relationship needs two people in it who are honest, trustworthy, and faithful. A partner who is furtively sneaking around and hiding things from you is not an acceptable person to be with. Following are five tips that can be used in working out any problems:

There are 5 important tips that can be utilized in working out any trust problem. They are personal and you and your partner will need to speak to this situation honestly. Here are the tips:

When working on the matter of trusting your partner, consider your own self-esteem. Has it been battered by the bumps you have hit in the relationship? If so, it needs to be repaired. Perhaps many of the things you deem as a lack of trust are really just your own insecurities taking over and causing you to question your partner. If this proves to be true, then you can get help in resolving your own issues.

Possibly your old insecurities are rearing their ugly heads and you are mistaking them for your partner’s untrustworthiness. Maybe you were teased unmercifully as a child, or told that you were not smart. If so, you will need help to deal with these unresolved issues of insecurity from the past.

Third, you should talk to your other half about anything you might have done since being in the relationship that you are ashamed of or sorry for. This might be painful, but the relationship can’t go on in a healthy manner if you don’t disclose some of these things. Long pent up emotions will ultimately make you sick either physically or emotionally, and neither of those things is good for any relationship.

Fourth, you will show your willingness to work on these issues by recommitting yourself to the relationship. This will give him/her the feeling that you are contrite and really want to have a monogamous partnership. If you are truly sorry, and it was not a long-term affair, there is hope for reconciliation. Renewal of vows is one way to keep a marriage intact.

The last tip is called the golden one, and its thrust is to make you both listen to one another at all times. When your partner wants to talk, turn off the TV, or put down that magazine and just talk. Communication in a relationship is one of the key factors that will keep the partnership alive. Be ready to talk anytime.

If you really want to repair the situation, then take heed of the tips we have shown you. They will certainly improve the quality of your relationship and will go a long way toward complete healing.

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James Daniels